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Organizational Behavior 2 by John B. Miner
This comprehensive text provides a detailed review and analysis of the building-block theories in the macro-organizational behavior field. John Miner has identified the key theories that any student or scholar needs to understand to be considered literate in the discipline. Each chapter includes the background of the theorist represented, the context in which the theory arose, the initial and subsequent theoretical statements, research on the theory by the theory's author and others (including meta-analysis and reviews), and practical applications. Special features, including boxed summaries of each theory at the beginning of each chapter; two introductory chapters on the scientific method and the development of knowledge; and detailed, comprehensive references, help make this text especially useful for every student and scholar in the field.
Organizational Behavior Ii by Timea Havar
Organizational Behavior (OB) is the one management discipline dedicated to understanding human behavior and psychology in organizations. This two-book set uniquely distills practical concepts into a self-study format with numerous exercises and self-application assignments.CONTENT IN THIS BOOKOrganizational views: Strategic, Structural, Political, CulturalChange management: Change and resistance, Empowerment, CoachingSelected concepts: Delegation, Mentoring, Diversity
Organizational Behavior 2 by John B. Miner
Organizational Behavior: Essential Theories of Motivation and Leadership analyzes the work of leading theorists. Each chapter includes the background of the theorist represented, the context in which the theory arose, the initial and subsequent theoretical statements, research on the theory by the theory's author and others (including meta-analysis and reviews), and practical applications. Special features including boxed summaries of each theory at the beginning of each chapter, two introductory chapters on the scientific method and the development of knowledge, and detailed and comprehensive references, help make this text especially useful for graduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Organizational Behavior 1 by John B. Miner
This comprehensive text provides a detailed review and analysis of the building-block theories in Organizational Behavior. Expanding on his previous work in the field, John Miner has identified the key theories that every student or scholar needs to understand to be considered literate in the discipline. Organizational Behavior: Essential Theories of Motivation and Leadership analyzes the work of leading theorists. Each chapter includes the background of the theorist represented, the context in which the theory arose, the initial and subsequent theoretical statements, research on the theory by the theory's author and others (including meta-analysis and reviews), and practical applications. Special features including boxed summaries of each theory at the beginning of each chapter, two introductory chapters on the scientific method and the development of knowledge, and detailed and comprehensive references, help make this text especially useful for graduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Organizational Behavior 4 by John B. Miner
This unique work bridges the gap between theory and practice in organizational behavior. It provides a practical guide to real-life applications of the 35 most significant theories in the field. The author describes each theory, then analyzes its usefulness and importance to the successful practice of management. His analysis covers key managerial topics such as goal setting, training and development, assessment, job enrichment, influence processes, decision-making, group processes, organizational development, organizational structuring, and effective organizational operation.
Organizational Behavior In Health Care by Nancy Borkowski
Organizational Behavior in Health Care presents a clear understanding of individual and group behavior in healthcare organizational settings. Using an applied focus, the book provides a concise overview of key issues, such as perceptions and attitudes, stress, conflict, conflict management and negotiations, group dynamics, team building, and managing organizational change. This essential new resource gives managers critical insight into understanding workplace problems and dynamics, thus enabling organizations to achieve success through increased job satisfaction and productivity.
Organizational Behaviour Second Edition by CHITALE, AVINASH K.
For creating a balance in the organizational environment, harmony amongst the employees and the employer is a prerequisite. The factors that help in determining an organizational balance are the sociology of an environment, psychology of the people working there, channels of communication along with a sound and rational management. The book highlights the fundamental concepts of organizational behaviour, and its applications in the Indian organizational scenario. The second edition of the book, maintaining the same chapters' organization as in the previous edition, comprises 28 chapters based on the fundamental concepts of organizational behaviour, and case studies from various Indian industry verticals. These case studies reveal the authors' experience in real-life scenario as consultants as well as their observations pertaining to the concepts of organizational behaviour. Besides, the text lays emphasis on some modern tools of management such as TQM, BPR and Knowledge Management, which is a unique feature of this book. The book is designed for the students of management and psychology. Moreover, it is useful for the postgraduate students of commerce as well as it is of immense use to the personnel associated with technical, commercial and IT-based industries requiring human resource management. KEY FEATURES • Every chapter is concluded with a real-life case study. • Appendices added to most of the chapters contain research-based questionnaire instruments. • Discussion Questions on Case studies enhance learning among students. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION Includes three new sections on 'Case Study Method as an Important Pedagogy', 'Classification of Case Studies' and 'Steps of Solving a Case'. Incorporates 29 new short and sharp cases at the end of the book to make the reader aware of real-life situations. TARGET AUDIENCE • MBA / PGDM / BBA • BA (Hons.) Psychology • MCom
Organizational Behavior by Fred Luthans
Our goal with this 13th Edition is to keep this first mainline organizational behavior text uptodate with the latest and relevant theory building, basic and applied research, and the bestpractice applications. We give special recognition of this scientific foundation by our subtitle An EvidenceBased Approach. As emphasized in the introductory chapter, the time has come to help narrow the theory/research—effective application/practice gap. This has been the mission from the beginning of this text. As “hard evidence” for this theory/research based text, we can say unequivocally that no other organizational behavior text has close to the number of footnote references. For example, whereas a few texts may have up to 40 or even 50 references for a few chapters, all the chapters of this text average more than twice that amount. This edition continues the tradition by incorporating recent breakthrough research to provide and add to the evidence on the theories and techniques presented throughout. Two distinguishing features that no other organizational behavior textbook can claim are the following: 1) We are committed at this stage of development of the field of OB to a comprehensive theoretical framework to structure our text. Instead of the typical potpourri of chapters and topics, there is now the opportunity to have a sound conceptual framework to present our now credible (evidencebased) body of knowledge. We use the widely recognized, very comprehensive social cognitive theory to structure this text. We present the background and theory building of this framework in the introductory chapter and also provide a specific model (Figure 1.5) that fits in all 14 chapters. Importantly, the logic of this conceptual framework requires two chapters not found in other texts and the rearrangement and combination of several others. For example, in the opening organizational context part there is Chapter 4, “Reward Systems,” and in the cognitive processes second part, Chapter 7, “Positive Organizational Behavior and Psychological Capital,” that no other text contains. 2) The second unique feature reflects our continuing basic research program over the years. Chapter 7 contains our most recent work on what we have termed “Positive Organizational Behavior” and “Psychological Capital” (or PsyCap). [The three of us introduced the term “Psychological Capital” in our joint article in 2004]. To meet the inclusion criteria (positive; theory and research based; valid measurement; open to development; and manage for performance improvement), for the first time the topics of optimism, hope, happiness/subjective wellbeing, resiliency, emotional intelligence, selfefficacy, and our overall core construct of psychological capital have been given chapter status. Just as realworld management can no longer afford to evolve slowly, neither can the academic side of the field. With the uncertain, very turbulent environment most organizations face today, drastically new ideas, approaches, and techniques are needed both in the practice of management and in the way we study and apply the field of organizational behavior. This text mirrors these needed changes. Social Cognitive Conceptual Framework. The book contains 14 chapters in four major parts. Social cognitive theory explains organizational behavior in terms of both environmental, contextual events and internal cognitive factors, as well as the dynamics and outcomes of the organizational behavior itself. Thus, Part One provides the evidencebased and organizational context for the study and application of organizational behavior.
Organizational Behavior by Jerald Greenberg
As scientists toil in the fields of their disciplines, they rarely enjoy opportunities to step back from their work and evaluate where their efforts have taken them. Assessing a field's scientific progress, however, is critical if it is to have any hope of making meaningful advances. The time has come for a systematic self-examination of the state of the field of organizational behavior. Where has it been? Where is it now? And where is it going? The present book poses these questions to raise the self-consciousness of organizational scholars, causing them to question the field's values and its worth as a scientific and practical endeavor. Such a critical self-assessment of the state of organizational behavior is absolutely essential if the field is to prosper and make meaningful advances to behavioral science and to the welfare of individuals and society. This volume is a collection of essays by the field's most highly regarded scholars--experts who have contributed widely to the field, and who were invited to share their thoughts about its past, present, and future. By presenting their ideas about the state of organizational behavior, the discipline as a whole is invited to engage in critical self-reflection. No other book serves this function.